I Had a Normal Childhood In my work as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, it is not unusual for a patient to tell me that he or she had a normal childhood. This always alarms me. Childhood has so many conflicts and worries, so many triumphs and disappointments—how can one reduce it to a notion of normality?
Treating Adolescent Depression With Psychotherapy: The Three T’s Adolescence is a time of increased vulnerability for depression, with risk factors driven by biological, cognitive, and social-environmental changes in development. More than half of all adolescents report experiencing depressed mood, and 8% to 10% experience clinically diagnosable symptoms.1 Depression in the young negatively affects all areas of development, including academic, cognitive, social, and family functioning, and if untreated, it can have significant lasting consequences.
New Psychotherapy Billing Codes in 2013 Billing codes, or CPT codes, are used by mental health providers to submit claims to insurance companies for reimbursement.
As of January 1st, 2013 there are several new billing codes that you need to ...